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Oklahoma City, OK 73108
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Get the Tools You Need to Successfully Tackle Challenging Water Law Cases
The fight for "liquid gold" is getting ugly. With developers, government officials, energy companies, tribal leaders, utility companies, farmers and others putting water in their crosshairs, more and more attorneys are taking on these complicated cases. This focused legal program is packed with the latest and greatest legal strategies for protecting your client's water rights and use. Whether you're an experienced water law attorney or new to the practice area, this program will provide you with practical tools to tackle water law cases. Register today!
This basic-to-intermediate level seminar is designed for those who are involved in water right disputes and transactions, use, regulation and protection of water resources. The following should attend:
including - Ethics: 1.00
This course has been approved by the Oklahoma Bar Association Mandatory Continuing Legal Education Commission for 7.0 hours of CLE credit, which includes 1.0 hour of legal ethics.
including - Ethics: 1.00
This program may qualify for CPL/RPL credits. Please contact the American Association of Professional Landmen (AAPL) at 817-847-7700 for more information.
This activity has been approved by American Institute of Certified Planners for 6.0 CM credits, including 1.5 law credits. 100% attendance is required to receive CM credit.
NBI, Inc. is accredited by the International Association for Continuing Education and Training (IACET) and is authorized to issue the IACET CEU. NBI, Inc. is authorized by IACET to offer 0.60 CEUs for this program. At the end of the program, participants must complete a self-assessment in order to receive credit. 100% attendance is required. (Provider #1004558)
Upon completion of this course, attendees should be able to: 1. State two tips for making the adjudication process easier. 2. Restate how to overcome ethical challenges of representing more than one client in a river system. 3. List two recent court rulings regarding water law. 4. State two tactics for how to tackle emerging hydraulic fracturing water law issues. 5. Describe how to apply hydrology to litigation. 6. State two tips for handling water right transfers. 7. List two litigation strategies for tackling ownership disputes.
SCOTT BUTCHER is the director in the Energy, Environment & Natural Resources and Litigation & Trial practice groups at Crowe & Dunlevy. His practice focuses on complex contract disputes, environmental liability litigation and regulatory enforcement and compliance for a diverse client base, including oil and gas and renewable energy clients, agricultural groups, mining groups, property developers and individual litigants. Mr. Butcher also advises clients regarding water use regulation and litigation, in addition to complex administrative appeals. Prior to joining the firm, he worked with law firms in New York as well as Oklahoma. Mr. Butcher obtained clinical experience working with the U.S. Attorney for the Eastern District of New York and spent time working for the U.S. Attorney for the Western District of Oklahoma in the Criminal Division Violent Crimes section. He received his B.A degree from the University of Oklahoma and his J.D degree from New York University School of Law.
KAYLEE P. DAVIS-MADDY is an attorney with Doerner Saunders Daniel & Anderson LLP, where she practices in the areas of commercial, healthcare, environmental, and water law. Although primarily a litigator, Ms. Davis-Maddy’s practice is full service, assisting her clients and their needs that span the employment, commercial, real property, regulatory, and administrative fields. She is an accomplished water attorney, regularly assisting clients in asserting, obtaining and protecting their water rights in court or at state agencies. Ms. Davis-Maddy’s clients include small and large municipalities, corporations, landowners, and family farmers. She is a member of the Oklahoma Bar Association (treasurer of Environmental Law), the Oklahoma County Bar Association, and the American Bar Association. Ms. Davis-Maddy received her B.A. degree, summa cum laude, letters from the University of Oklahoma; and her J.D. degree, cum laude, from the Washington University in St. Louis School of Law.
SARA D. GIBSON currently serves as deputy general counsel at the Oklahoma Water Resources Board, where her duties include acting as hearing examiner on behalf of the board. She attended Oklahoma City University, earning a bachelor of science degree in 2001 and a juris doctorate in 2004. Prior to joining the OWRB, Ms. Gibson worked as an attorney for the Oklahoma Department of Environmental Quality and the Oklahoma Tourism and Recreation Department.
ROBERT D. SINGLETARY is an attorney at Crowe & Dunlevy. He previously served as general counsel for the Oklahoma Water Resources Board ("OWRB"). Prior to joining the OWRB, Mr. Singletary served as the supervising attorney for Air Quality at the Oklahoma Department of Environmental Quality ("DEQ") and as an Adjunct Professor for the University of Tulsa College of Law teaching air quality permitting portions of an applied environmental class. During his state service, he has also served as an assistant attorney general in the Environmental Protection Unit at the Office of the Oklahoma Attorney General, and as the supervising attorney for DEQ's Land Protection Division and Staff Attorney for DEQ's Water Quality Division. Prior to beginning public service, Mr. Singletary worked in private practice focusing on environmental and natural resource issues at a law firm in Cheyenne, Wyoming. He earned his B.B.A. degree from Texas A&M University; and his J.D. degree, with honors, from the University of Tulsa College of Law, earning certificates in both public policy and resource, energy, and environmental law. While in law school, Mr. Singletary served as editor-in-chief of the Energy Law Journal and was selected a National Member of the Order of Barristers.
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